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Can all LEGO Loco characters be recreated in real life?

Only five characters can be built exactly (denoted by ✅). Another 11 can be made quite closely (🤷). The other 12 I believe are partially or entirely made up (❌). I tried to make sure all parts were ...
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World Builder Game Units

This game represented the LEGO Designer Sets (Make & Create) from 2003–2005, and so the majority of models are based on them (WB1 models are from the first and second waves, and WB2 the third wave)...
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World Builder Game Units

Most of the models are from various Creator sets from the era (some have step-by-step instructions, some just images in the manuals), although I think some of the ones I cannot identify are probably ...
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Which buildings in LEGO Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge were based on real-world sets?

As the sequel to LEGO Island, many (but not all) of LI2's models are based on sets from 1998 to 2000. Castle Island is based on LEGO Knights' Kingdom I. The castle itself, therefore, is loosely based ...
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Is the LEGO Racers 1 game available for free now?

It's "abandon ware", however the game is still under copyright, so you cannot legally obtain a copy of it. However if the owner of the IP (LEGO) doesn't care enough to enforce the copyright, the ...
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Which original LEGO videogames had sets based on them?

For this question I will be listing all original LEGO games that were not based on an existing franchise or theme. This means games like LEGO Loco and Rock Raiders are included, but Bionicle and LEGO ...
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Recreating minifig scale Junkbot

All four of these parts are standard and available in those colours. The issue is that the design of the character is not based on any printed bricks so you would have to create your own decals. Part ...
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Which buildings in the LEGO Island video game were based on real-world sets?

Here is the Race Track: Set 6337 The Buggy: Set 6518 The shuttle from Set 6339 is seen ingame (Race, Outro). Also, the fire engine from Set 6340 is in the game, possible that it looks a bit ...
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1/3 of 4 studs wide possible?

I think you are looking in perspective at a digital render of a tower base that has 1x2 blue bricks on each side (1 wide) with a 2x2 lime brick in the center. It only appears to be 1/3-1/3-1/3, but is ...
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World Builder Game Units

https://brickset.com/sets/4023-1/Fun-and-Adventure This is the real life counterpart of the robot lab. The ingame sprite shows that there's a white brick underneath the plate so apart from the brick ...
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Why isn't the LEGO logo on studs in more official computer animated shows, movies, and games?

I can not give a clear answer for licencing, as that is a very broad topic covering various mediums and possibly covers legislation across nations and regions. There are a few practical design cases I ...
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Recreating minifig scale Junkbot

I made a decal sheet for Junkbot, as well as the gearbots. I made it in a papercraft sort of style, because I don't have an orange slanted brick, so I wanted a decal to cover the whole brick. But you ...
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1/3 of 4 studs wide possible?

You're right. They cheated. This youtube video shows the Robot Lab from a different camera angle. Here you can clearly see what looks like three 1x2 bricks on a 2x4 brick of the same width. Cheaters! ...
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1/3 of 4 studs wide possible?

I also think there's some funny business going on there in that model, and in a few other models. For fun, I built it in BrickLink Studio (or at-least, how I think it would be built, my answer here ...
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Is the LEGO Racers 1 game available for free now?

While it varies by country and jurisdiction, copyright of software tends to follow that of other literary works (i.e. within the E.U. this is "the life of the author plus seventy years"). The LEGO ...

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